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Apple releases new devices

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© APPLE via BBC News Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 When was the last time you bought a smartphone? What do you like the most about your smartphone? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 aim /eym/ [verb] – to point or direct a weapon or other object toward someone or something The hunter aimed at the boar. several /SEV-er-uhl/ [adjective] – some; an amount that is not exact but is fewer than many I was welcomed by several people. available /uh-VEY-luh-buhl/ [adjective] – able to be bought or used The box office has available…
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Why people switch industries

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What kind of job would you like to have? Do you easily get bored? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 industry /IN-duh-stree/ [noun] – a type of business She’s worked in the banking industry for years. career /kuh-REER/ [noun] – the job or series of jobs that you do during your working life, especially if you continue to get better jobs and earn more money He is not really suited for a teaching career. decision /dih-SIZH-uhn/ [noun] – a choice that you make about something after thinking about several…
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Respect for the Elderly Day

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Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you always visit your grandparents? How old are your grandparents? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 celebrant /SEL-uh-bruhnt/ [noun] – a person who attends a celebration What should we give to the birthday celebrant? grandchild /GRAN-chahyld/ [noun] – the child of your son or daughter He loves his granddaughter dearly. fall on (something) /fawl on/ [phrasal verb] – to happen on a particular day or date My birthday will fall on a Sunday this year. go out /go out/ [phrasal verb] – to leave a place in order…
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Is there still stigma in the workplace around mental health issues?

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you know what a stigma is?  Should mental health be prioritized in the workplace? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 employer /em-PLOI-er/ [noun] – a person or organization that employs people His employer has increased his salary. limited /LIM-i-tid/ [adjective] – small in amount or number The food is very limited. certain /SUR-tn / [adjective] – particular but not named or described Certain members of the audience are wearing red. take away /TEYK-uh-wey/ [phrasal verb] – if you take something away from someone, you remove it from them,…
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The town in Germany that is stuck in the past

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©BBC, David Perry Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you like hiking? What is your vacation spot? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 location /loh-KEY-shuhn/ [noun] – a place or position His apartment is in a really good location. technique /tek-NEEK/ [noun] – a way of doing an activity that needs skill She showed her students the technique. spot /spot/ [noun] – a particular place This is a good vacation spot. local /LOH-kuhl/ [adjective] – from, existing in, serving, or responsible for a small area, especially of a country All of our kids attend…
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The quest for autumn leaves

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Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What is your favorite season? What do you like doing during the autumn season? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 amaze /uh-MEYZ/ [verb] – to cause someone to be extremely surprised It amazes me how you finished your homework in an hour! farther /FAHR-ther/ [adverb] – to a greater distance I can’t walk farther. I’m already tired. weather /WETH-er/ [noun] – the conditions in the air above the earth such as wind, rain, or temperature, especially at a particular time over a particular area We’re hoping for good weather…
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Switzerland’s melting glaciers affect Europe’s water supply

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© BBC News Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What do you use water for every day? Should water be free? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 lose /looz/ [verb] – to no longer have something or have less of something He fell to the ground after losing his balance. install /in-STAWL/ [verb] – to put furniture, a machine, or a piece of equipment into position and make it ready to use The new washing machine will be installed by the plumber tomorrow. power station /POU-er STEY-shuhn/ [noun] – a factory where electricity is produced…
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Royal Caribbean to tie up with SpaceX for faster internet

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you know what a cruise is? Have you already traveled by ship? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 cruise /krooz/ [noun] – a trip on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places I’d love to go on a round-the-world cruise. firm /noun/ [noun] – a business organization—such as a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership—that sells goods or services to make a profit. Mary has just started working for an accounting firm. public /PUHB-lik/ [adjective] – relating to or involving people in general, rather…
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Thousands of fish found dead on the River Oder

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© BBC News Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What is your favorite fish dish? Do you like going to rivers? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 exact /ig-ZAKT/ [adjective] – in great detail, or complete, correct, or true in every way What is your exact location? original /uh-RIJ-uh-nl/ [adjective] – existing since the beginning, or being the earliest form of something Let’s check the original source material first. pipe /pahyp/ [noun] – a tube inside which liquid or gas flows from one place to another Could you fix the pipe? Water is leaking from…
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California to prohibit the sale of all-petrol automobiles in 2035

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you want to buy an electric car? Do you always follow the law? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 speed /speed/ [verb] – to (cause to) move, go, or happen fast The best thing you can do to speed up your recovery is sleep. fossil fuel /FOS-uhl FYOO-uhl/ [FOS-uhl FYOO-uhl] – fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago Fossil fuel could be used up one day. environmental /en-vahy-ruhn-MUHN-tl/ [adjective] – relating to the environment She…
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